A new visualization of US Census Bureau data reveals—in soothingly colorful bars and interactive key metrics—that married people are the weird ones. And you’d be surprised how many Americans get married at 15.
Late on Monday afternoon, Variety co-editor-in-chief Andrew Wallenstein sent a tweet out into the world. This wouldn’t be a particularly noteworthy action, except that it included an image of what appears to be Variety’s upcoming cover, depicting Marissa Mayer as a Christ-like figure carrying a Y-shaped cross. What?…
The original Robocop, released in 1987 and directed by Paul Verhoeven, was not only one of the best science fiction films of the last three decades—"a brilliant comedy operating in the guise of an ultraviolent action movie," as Tom Scocca described it on Gawker—it was also a Christian allegory. At least according to…
Rio de Janeiro, which has been getting lit up with lightning storms this week, just got hit with another one—and this one struck the city's famous 125-foot tall Christ the Redeemer statue on top of the Corcovado mountain. A lightning bolt broke off a few fingers on his right hand.
A discount clothing chain for young women is again being mocked for its endless offerings of Jesus-themed young women's casual fashion. This chain is owned by fundamentalist Christians, but instead of only selling burqas they just put ridiculous cross shapes on all their tacky clothes. Can you name this horrid store?
Here's a new relic for all you amateur Indiana Joneses to instigate Nepalese bar brawls over. Explains the University of California of this odd 1440 tableau, it's "from the Book of Hours of Catherine of Clèves, containing the prayers and litanies of the Mass in Latin, decorated with 157 lavishly colored and gilded…
It's unclear which congregation is behind this wonderfully weird mannequin theater, but here is Luke Skywalker rebuking one parthenogenetically born poppa for another. Is this canon? Can this be canon? Please?
In the 2,800-person village of Shingō in Japan's Aomori prefecture, you can visit a tourist attraction that earns almost doodlysquat fanfare despite its world-shattering theological ramifications. I am, of course, talking about the grave of Jesus Christ. What, you didn't know that Jesus escaped crucifixion and…
Happy Easter all. Thought I'd take the short holiday to bring you all brand new fresh disaster!!! Maybe I put my all easter eggs in one basket here, but it's a good basket.
An exceptionally warped site is claiming that James Cameron is, in fact, the Son of God. Read through the author's insane collection of evidence, including claims that Cameron's semen is like manna. Uh, okay. [JC is JC]
Roland Emmerich's 2012 may have failed to live up to its apocalyptic promise, but one group are nonetheless not too happy about how it all turned out: The Catholic Church are seeking restitution over the movie's treatment of Jesus.
Further proving that the Shroud of Turin—a linen cloth that believers say covered Jesus after the crucifixion—is a big fake, scientists have made a reproduction using inexpensive materials and easy techniques from the Middle Ages. This is how:
It also works in regular browsers if you want to cut down the noise level. Or you could just, you know, poke your eyes out with a stick. [Facebook]
Update: New screencap straight from Chen's iPhone.